The Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards recognize First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal education path and embrace their own gifts, strengths and potential while celebrating the ways of Indigenous peoples. Students are nominated by members of their school community, based on their unique qualities that inspire their peers, teachers, education leaders and community members.
Twenty students from St. Paul Education were nominated and selected to receive certificates of honourable mention.
Elayna Kate Isabel Youngchief Nominated by Elk Point Elementary School
Robyn Quinney Nominated by Heinsburg Community School
Kaliah Crane-Jackson Nominated by Ashmont School
Jayleigh Houle Nominated by Ashmont School
Maddox Hunter-Steinhauer Nominated by Ashmont School
Sylis Soosay Nominated by Ashmont School
Brooklyn Stanley Nominated by Heinsburg Community School
Jasmin Hunter Nominated by Ashmont School
Cassie Brighteyes Nominated by Glen Avon School
Layla Large Nominated by Glen Avon School
Selena Woodgate-Beauregard Nominated by Racette School
Lucas Quinney Nominated by Heinsburg Community School
Starlight Jade Moocheweines Nominated by Heinsburg Community School
Samantha Dawn O’Reilly Nominated by New Myrnam School
Ava Steinhauer Nominated by Ashmont School
Dylan Steinhauer Nominated by St. Paul Regional High School
Dylan Papin Nominated by Ashmont School
Tayla Dion-Abraham Nominated by Heinsburg Community School
Jyllian Jackson Nominated by St. Paul Regional High School
Hayden Shirt Nominated by Racette School
These awards are sponsored by the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) supported by the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Alberta Education, the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS), Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) and Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA). Each student will receive a certificate from ASBA and a small gift from the St. Paul Education Board of Trustees.
Congratulations to each and every one of our honourable mentions - we are proud of you!